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June 18, 2021

PHEC, VU ink MoU on promotion of professional skills

 
June 18, 2021

LAHORE:Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has signed an MoU with Virtual University to facilitate capacity-building activities, including training, workshops, conferences, seminar, symposia for students, faculty, management, and staff of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Punjab.

The MoU was aimed to exchange expertise and technical support for the enhancement of the learning capabilities and professional skills for career development in the higher education sector in Punjab.

Under the terms of understanding, the Virtual University would provide technical support to PHEC in terms of online education, IT-based applications and solutions. VU will support in the development of curriculum and other educational contents. The Virtual University will also provide technical support to the HEIs of Punjab in terms of capacity-building, including training of faculty and other staff members and blended/online education for the promotion of Research & Development activities in HEIs. PHEC would facilitate VU in the execution and implementation of IT-based solutions including the development of a Learning Management System in the higher education institutions of Punjab. PHEC would also provide support in provisioning internship opportunities to VU students. PHEC Chairman Prof Dr Fazal Ahmed and VU Rector Prof Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti signed the MoU.